John Bentas, ML Geffert and Adam Hamel Appointed Counsel Attorneys at McLane Law Firm

McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton Professional Association is pleased to announce that three attorneys have been appointed Counsel attorneys for the firm: John Bentas, M.L. Geffert, and Adam Hamel.
John Bentas focuses his practice on representing clients in all aspects of business law, including debt and equity financings, mergers and acquisitions, lease and contract negotiations, entity choice and formation, as well as providing general business advice. John also has extensive experience with implementing and administering Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP). John has specific industry experience in radio and broadcasting, retail, medical devices and services industry and light manufacturing. He is admitted to practice in New Hampshire and Massachusetts and can be reached at (603) 628-1306 or at
MaryLiz (ML) Geffert counsels existing companies, start-up businesses, and entrepreneurs on structuring, financing, securities, employment, real estate, and compliance matters. Prior to joining McLane, ML spent many years as in-house counsel for both publicly-traded and public-sector clients. She has experience in the life science/bio-tech, alternative energy, defense, insurance, industrial, and public education sectors and is admitted to practice in New Hampshire, New Mexico and New York. ML can be reached in the Portsmouth office at (603) 628-1486 or at
Adam Hamel is a member of McLane’s Litigation Department, concentrating his practice in the areas of business, employment and probate litigation. Adam regularly assists clients on a variety of commercial and employment litigation matters, including claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, and violations of restrictive covenants. Adam also has extensive experience working on will contests, fiduciary litigation and guardianships. Adam is admitted to practice in the State and Federal Courts in Massachusetts and New Hampshire as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He can be reached in the Manchester office at (603)628-1189 or in the Woburn office at (781) 904-2710 or via email at
About McLane Law Firm
Founded in 1919, McLane, Graf, Raulerson and Middleton Professional Association is one of New England’s premier full-service law firms with offices in Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, as well as Woburn, Massachusetts. Driven by the firm’s depth of sophisticated legal expertise and an unwavering commitment to client service, McLane has built collaborative and lasting relationships with a broad spectrum of domestic and international clients.